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March 21, 2019
Excelling in the Trucking Industry: Tips from Real Women on the Road

It’s no secret that the trucking industry is facing a shortage of about 63,000 drivers. As we noted in our previous blog, this is primarily because the older generation of drivers is retiring. Even with this shortage, there are an estimated 3.5 million truck drivers in the United States, although only about eight percent of them are women. […]

March 7, 2019
Money Saving Tips for OTR Drivers

It’s easy for OTR drivers to feel like they have no choice but to spend money on the road. Most of the time they’re buying the essentials such as food & beverages, showers, toiletries, and other necessities.  Many of these items are overpriced at convenience stores or truck stops on the road.  The extra money […]

January 10, 2019
Boosting Your Career in the New Year

Boosting Your Career in the New Year Happy New Year! As you hit the road after the holidays and set those New Year’s resolutions, we know a lot of you are thinking about boosting your career. Maybe you’re looking for a new trucking company or more perks at your current one. Whatever your goals, here […]

September 28, 2018
A Truck Drivers Guide to Per Diem Pay

A Truck Driver’s Guide to Per Diem Pay “We offer per diem pay!” You see this phrase a lot on trucking job ads, but what exactly is per diem pay? How is it different from your normal paycheck? We spoke with Jodi Nevills, payroll and billing manager at Dynamic Transit, to explain. What is per […]

September 7, 2018
Are Self-Driving Trucks Here to Take Your Job?

Are Self-Driving Trucks Here to Take Your Job? We’ve all been sitting angrily in traffic and dreamed of a self-driving car, like KITT from Knight Rider. Although today’s technology isn’t quite to that level, self-driving cars are getting closer to reality. Companies like Google, Tesla and Uber have invested millions into the technology, leaving truck […]

August 29, 2018
How To Make More Money Truck Driving

How to Make More Money Truck Driving We’re sorry to disappoint you but you will not find a get rich quick scheme here. Any trucking company that makes that promise is a trucking company to avoid. Instead, we will look at how to make more money truck driving for a bigger paycheck. Choose your company […]

August 24, 2018
3 Reasons To Become A Truck Driver

3 Reasons To Become A Truck Driver As national media outlets have picked up the driver shortage again, there is a fresh batch of folks wondering, “Should I become a truck driver?” To anybody who is asking themselves that question, the current American economy is nodding its head, “Yes.” Here are three good reasons now […]

August 2, 2018
When the Going Gets Tough – Driver Tips For Motivation

Driver Tips For Motivation As we move into the dog days of summer, the miles are stretching longer as the highways reach further into the horizon. The appeal of sunny days has lost its luster as the hot temperatures make the cab stuffy and the ride uncomfortable. This time of the year can be brutal […]

July 26, 2018
Guide to a Successful Trucking Interview

How to Make or Break a Trucking Interview Earlier this year, we listed the 5 ways to ace your trucking interview. We recently sat down with some of Dynamic Transit’s recruiters to learn more about what trucking companies are looking for in drivers. They shared the best ways to become a company driver and the […]

July 19, 2018
3 Tips To Safe Truck Parking

3 Tips To Safe Truck Parking Parking a semi-truck in a safe place is an important factor in the trucking industry’s radar. For years now because of Hope Rivenburg, a widow who pushes for safe truck parking since her husband’s murder. Truck driver Jason Rivenburg couldn’t find a safe place to shut down for the […]